France and Spain always greet travelers with beautiful landscapes, exciting discoveries, and singular gastronomic experiences. Thanks to high-speed service connecting 21 French and Spanish cities, the train offers hands down the most efficient, convenient, and comfortable way of getting from place to place — not to mention scenery beyond compare along the way. And good news: you…
Explore the spectacular medieval city of Carcassonne France. Learn how to travel from Bordeaux to Carcassonne by high-speed TGV train. Get ideas on things to see & do in this fortified city.
Our latest Train of Thought: Our Facebook fans debate France versus Italy in our France-Italy TGV discussion. Plus one fan wins tickets!
Travel from Paris to Milan on a day or night train taking the TGV or Thello train. Explore things to do in Paris & Milan and learn how to travel between these cities by train.
Wondering what to do in Paris with that special someone? We’ve compiled our top 10 romantic ideas for Valentine’s Day – or any day as Paris is one of the most romantic cities in Europe!
Travel from Paris to Nimes on a high-speed TGV. The Arena of Nimes stands proud & welcoming, you’ll feel like you just arrived in Rome. From architecture to gardens & museums, Nimes has it all!
Meet Suzie, Rail Europe’s own staff member. She recently traveled on her first press trip to London and Paris. Get to know Suzie and find out about her travel experiences in Europe.
Travel France by train with Rail Europe and discover some hidden gems, ‘off the beaten track’ destinations that we think deserve some space on travelers’ itineraries.
Teresa shares her thoughts about her first trip to Europe, traveling by train in England, France & Spain. She offers some great travel tips for future 1st-time European travelers.
Traveling by trains in Europe is now even more convenient with our e-ticketing options. Learn more about e-tickets with this quick reference guide.
Today’s adventures began with a city tour of Narbonne, including many great sites in the city. We left on a TGV train to Lyon, then TER train to Dijon. The day was complete with Teresa’s first experience with Escargot!
An exciting day on-board high-speed trains! We took the France-Spain High Speed train from Paris to Barcelona for lunch & sightseeing. Then hopped on the AVE train to Narbonne.
Rail Europe’s own, Teresa, is the next staff member participating in a Rail Europe Familiarization trip. Get to know Teresa & travel along with her as she posts about her very first European adventure!
We interviewed Barbara Dalibard, CEO SNCF Voyages (Long Distance Department, SNCF), for the inside scoop on high-speed rail transport. Enter our High-Speed Trivia Sweepstakes on our blog for a chance to win two rail tickets on SNCF!
Learn more about some of our favorite haunted castles in Europe. From England to Romania, here’s our list of some of the most sought-after haunted castles for ghostly encounters. Enjoy!